GKN Materials Lab investigator in Trollhattan, Sweden

Materials Lab investigator

Country: Sweden

Work Location: Trollhattan

State: Not Specified

Advertising End Date: 05 Aug 2018

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

The department Materials Engineering, 9653 is organized within Engineering Operations at GKN Aerospace Engine Systems in Trollhättan, Sweden. The department consists of different areas working with, Metallographic engineering and Thermal spray engineering. Together we are a total of 35 Materials engineers.

Our main responsibilities are to support GKN AES production, Development programs and Research center with Materials Engineering including Laboratory investigations.

There is a broad range of tasks within the Materials laboratory, from conducting research programs of new materials and processes to improvements, problem solving and laboratory investigations in current production. Our customers are Value Streams within RnT, Product Development and Production.

We continuously strive towards better performance through continuous improvement work and working close to customers.

The roles within “Materials Engineering” are roughly divided within two areas, Materials Application Engineer and Materials Laboratory Engineer.

We are seeking a Materials laboratory Engineer with ability to perform advanced Metallurgical investigations primarily within Thermal Spray area but also in Materials lab.

Key Responsibilities

The work responsibility includes:

• Sample preparation and evaluation – Thermal spray and Metallography

• Documentation of results by writing technical reports

• Customer support - we work closely with our internal and external customers to meet customer requirements

• Quality system procedures within our accredited approval scope.

• Continuous improvement work together with colleagues within the other fields at the Materials Laboratory

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

• You are an Engineer or technician with preferably documented, for the position, relevant technical experience within Materials Engineering, Quality or manufacturing processes or similar education.

• Experience from laboratory or manufacturing environment including the standard used equipments is prefer.

• Driven person with sense of responsibility for safety and quality.

• Ambition to continuously learn and improve.

• Ability to take on tasks and deliver according to agreed plans and goals.

• Communication skills in Swedish and English, spoken as well as written.

• Proficient with our common IT tools (MS Office ) and preferably SAP. Also handy with instruments and equipments.

• Open minded and flexible person with positive attitude that likes teamwork.

• Technical knowledge of our products and their manufacturing processes is valued.

For more information please contact:

Sven Johansson, Manager, +46 520 292443

About Us

The department Materials Engineering, 9653 is organized within Engineering Operations at GKN Aerospace Engine Systems in Trollhättan, Sweden. The department consists of two different areas working with Metallographic engineering, Materials Application and Thermal spray engineering and work closely with mateials testing and Chemical Engineering. Together we are a total of 55 Materials engineers.

Our main responsibilities are to support GKN AES production, Development programs and Research center with Materials Engineering including Laboratory investigations.

There is a broad range of tasks within the Materials laboratory, from conducting research programs of new materials and processes to improvements, problem solving and laboratory investigations in current production. Our customers are Value Streams within RnT, Product Development and Production.

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.